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The Environmental Protection (Prescribed Processes and Substances Etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 1994

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1.  After regulation 4(4A)(1) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(4B) The use of a fume cupboard shall not be taken to fall within a description in Schedule 1 if it is used as a fume cupboard in a laboratory for research or testing, and it is not—

(a)a fume cupboard which is an industrial and continuous production process enclosure; or

(b)a fume cupboard in which substances or materials are manufactured.

In this paragraph, “fume cupboard” has the meaning given by the British Standard ‘Laboratory fume cupboards’ published by the British Standards Institution numbered BS7258: Part 1: 1990(2)..


Regulation 4(4A) was inserted by S.I. 1992/614, Schedule 1, paragraph 2.


The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) in respect of BS 7258: Part 1: 1990 is 0 580 17977 X. Back [2]

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